The Cavs started strong tonight, but at halftime find themselves in an all-too-familiar place — trailing. The Indiana Pacers, on the strength of a 34-point second quarter, have the intermission lead in Indiana, 53-48.
Anthony Parker has been strong, with 15 points at the break, matching the Pacers’ Danny Granger. Antawn Jamison has eleven for the Cavaliers, who shot 43% in the opening half and went 11-of-13 at the line.
Indiana, trying to end a three-game slide, shot 47% in the first 24 minutes.